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Arctic Summer

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Against the backdrop of a world in flux at the start of a new century, Arctic Summer portrays the life of British writer E. M. Forster: his inner turmoil, his search for love and the story behind one of the greatest novels in English, A Passage to India. In 1912, Forster follows his friend Syed Ross Masood to India. It is on this journey - travelling around the country while it is still under British rule - that the seeds of his novel are planted. But it will be another twelve years, and a second time spent in India, before his book is published. Between these two journeys lie the writing of an unpublishable novel, the outbreak of the FirstWorld War, and a long stay in Alexandria, where he has an unlikely affair with an Egyptian tram conductor. As we follow Forster across continents - stuttering, aching, his love mostly unrequited - Galgut captures with colour and exquisite delicacy the England, India and Egypt of the era. Meticulously researched, Arctic Summer conjures the figure of Forster in all his contradictory genius, providing a fascinating glimpse into the creation of a masterpiece

Details

Titel: Arctic Summer
Autoren/Herausgeber: Damon Galgut

ISBN/EAN: 9781415205822

Seitenzahl: 386
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

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